Man dies after setting himself ablaze at UC Berkeley
BERKELEY, Calif. - The man who set himself aflame on UC Berkeley's campus last week died from his injuries at a San Francisco hospital, the medical examiner confirmed.
The San Francisco medical examiner's office identified the man as 42-year-old Chet Bohrer, of Salt Lake County, Utah.
Bohrer's death was first reported by Berkeley Scanner.
He had no affiliation with the university.
The victim had reportedly suffered a mental health episode when he lit himself on fire on the college campus, according to Berkeley Scanner.
Multiple good Samaritans tried to put out the fire, officials said.
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Campus police and medics responded to the scene in the area of Bancroft Way and Telegraph Avenue and Bohrer was transported to a local hospital.
Additionally, one of the good Samaritans suffered injuries and was transported to a local hospital, officials said. Their current condition is not yet known.